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San Roque, Gibraltar

Lewis Baglietto

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Work +350 200 79000
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Hassans

Work Department

Litigation.

Position

Lewis Baglietto is a Partner and the Head of the firm’s Litigation Team who specialises in commercial, maritime and cross-border litigation.

Career

He has been involved in a number of landmark cases, including Secilpar v Fiduciary [2003 - 2004] Gib LR 463 which set out the principles for obtaining disclosure in aid of foreign proceedings, TGWU v Secretary of State for Defence [2005 - 2006] Gib LR 46 dealing with jurisdiction over the UK Government in Gibraltar and Bols v Superior Yacht Services Limited [2007] 1 WLR 12 PC, which has become the leading case under English law on the test for establishing the existence of an agreement on jurisdiction under Regulation (EC) 44/2001. Lewis has also built up a strong maritime and public law practice for the firm. His client base is mostly international and he works regularly with major London and other international law firms. He is one of Gibraltar‘s most experienced litigators, having frequently appeared before the Gibraltar Supreme Court and Court of Appeal over the past 20 years. He is also one of the few Gibraltar lawyers with experience in cases before the Privy Council and the European Court of Human Rights (Matthews v UK (1999) 28 EHRR 361 on the legislative powers of the European Parliament).

Languages

English and Spanish fluently and a working knowledge of Italian and French.

Member

Lewis has sat as Chairman on a number of tribunals, statutory boards and boards of inquiry over the years.

Education

Lewis studied law at King‘s College, London and the Inns of Court School of Law. He was called to the English Bar and Gibraltar Bar in 1986 and joined the firm that year. He became a Partner in 1993.

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